Stein (Good Old Stone)

Continent
Europe
Country
Germany
Next Big City
Hamburg
Next Town
Kiel
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Camping, School, Shop, Rental, Rescue, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
Swimmers, Wave breaker, Bridge, Mole, Shells
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
Tide independent

The water is quite shallow for the first 200m. If the wind was blowing from Southwest for some days and then turned to West, the spot is not rideable. There are also few shells in the water.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
Other
Beach Users:
July, August, September

The beach is quite small. You can rig up near the surf school. During summer there are many tourists, so you have to go some meters westward and launch near the steep coast, not next to the sun chairs!

Wind

Best Months:
March, April, May, June, October, November, December
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
NNE, NE, W, WNW, NW
Main Direction:
SW, WSW, W, WNW, NW

This spot works best with winds from West to Northwest. If it is blowing from East, the wind is very gusty.



How to get there

Transport
Car, Bus
Access
Short walk

Drive from Kiel to Laboe on the B502. The next village after Laboe is Stein.

Extra information

Rules
Other

Be careful with tourists. If it is crowded, launch near the steep coast, not next to the sun chairs. Keep west of the mole.

Nightlife

No information